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Suspected Arsonist arrested for 11 Cave Junction fires - 05/14/18

On the evening of May 10, 2018, eleven fires were set in the Cave Junction area of Josephine County. 

Illinois Valley Fire Department, Oregon State Police Arson Detectives, and the Josephine County Sheriff’s Department worked together during the investigation to establish a suspect.

The suspect Evelyn Barrera was located by an OSP Patrol Trooper and taken into custody on May 11, 2018. Barrera was lodged at the Josephine County Jail.


Detectives are continuing the investigation.

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